Appalachian Spring and the Prague Symphony
Tuesday, July 27, 2021, 6:30 PM MDT
Sun Valley Pavilion
Festival Chamber Orchestra
Alasdair Neale, Conductor
Suite from Appalachian Spring for 13 Instruments
Symphony No. 38 in D Major, K. 504, “Prague”
Appalachian Spring and the Prague Symphony program notes
No stranger to complex, atonal composition, Copland turned to a more familiar, accessible style in the mid-1930s. This new approach drew on folk melodies and rhythms, creating a sound that to this day immediately signifies the openness and beauty of the American landscape....
2021 digital program book
Printed programs are available at the concerts, at the Festival Welcome Center and Store (open concert days from 1:00-3:30 PM and 5:00-8:00 PM; closed during the concert), or outside the Festival office at 120 2nd, Ave. North, Ketchum.